Ministers of First Parish Bedford

The First Parish in Bedford has had 32 senior ministers since 1730.

Minister Start End
Nicholas Bowes 1730 1754
Nathaniel Sherman 1755 1769
Joseph Penniman 1771 1793
Samuel Stearns 1796 1832
A. Davis 1833 1834
Robert Walcott 1834 1835
Joshua Chandler 1836 1842
George W. Woodward 1844 1846
Jonas Whitman 1846 1848
William Cushing 1849 1853
George W. Webster 1860 1861
Grindall Reynolds 1869 1874
George Piper 1884 1890
Samuel Andrew Dyberg 1890 1892
Oliver J. Fairfield 1893 1898
Loren B. MacDonald 1899 1920
Hurley Begun 1920 1922
Roydon C. Leonard 1922 1926
Harland S. Evans 1934 1937
Anita Trueman Pickett 1937 1942
John White Eager 1942 1944
Gilbert A. Phillips 1944 1947
Richard Sechrist 1947 1948
M. O. Lovely 1952 1953
Oscar B. Hawes 1953 1954
David C. Pohl 1954 1957
Robert Henry Holmes 1957 1964
David R. Weissbard 1965 1974
William F. Schulz 1975 1978
Jack Mendelsohn 1979 1988
Douglas Morgan Strong 1988 1990
John E. Gibbons 1990 present